Runaway in a modern "soft top" pacemaker.
Betts TR., Thomas RD., Hubbard WN.
Although runaway pacemaker was a relatively common occurrence, modern pacemaker design has made it extremely rare. We report a case occurring with a modern "soft-top" pacemaker that resulted from a loss of hermeticity. Although the different treatment options are discussed, the definitive maneuvre is explantation of the faulty pacemakers